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  • Priyanka Chopra to wed Nick Jonas? These 10 Bollywood celebs also tied the knot with foreigners

    With Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas all decked up to tie the knot after the buzz of their engagement spurred up this morning, fans and followers are still overwhelmed by this giant life decision taken up by PC. Priyanka Chopra has been linked up with several Bollywood stars in her career of 18 years, but this time she went all out for a firangi guy. She’s a

  • Simi Garewal to pay special tribute to late co-star Shashi Kapoor at Melbourne fest

    The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2018 has announced its regional films list, with critically acclaimed films due for screening at the largest film festival in the Southern Hemisphere. The English film category spans the marvellous films from different regions of India, with equally brilliant films from across the country. Shashi Kapoor’s 1972 film Siddhartha will be screened at the festival this year to commemorate the late actor’s immense contribution to Indian cinema.

  • IIFA 2018: Shashi Kapoor honoured for his contribution to Indian cinema

    Bangkok: The 19th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards on Sunday paid a tribute to late legendary actor Shashi Kapoor for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema. Father-son duo Rishi Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor accepted the award on behalf of Shashi Kapoor, who passed away in December 2017 at the age of 79 due to liver problems.

  • On This Day In Bollywood! May 29, 1972 — Prithviraj Kapoor passes away, leaves behind extraordinary legacy

    An actor, a father and a man who gave the Indian cinema a bountiful of legacy to hold on to. Yes, the eminent personality we’re addressing today is Prithviraj Kapoor. This magnificent personality has ruled the film industry for nearly 40 years. May 29, 1972, Hindi cinema mourned the loss of this star. Let’s take a walk down memory lane and reminisce the journey Kapoor had in his glorious days.

  • Sridevi, Shashi Kapoor, RIP Sridevi, RIP Shashi Kapoor, Oscars 2018, 90th Academy Awards, memoriam section

    Shashi Kapoor, Sridevi tributes at New York Indian Film Festival

    New York: The New York Indian Film Festival will pay tributes to Bollywood icons, Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi.
    While Sridevi passed away on February 24 in Dubai, Shashi Kapoor had died last year. Kapoor, who appeared in Merchant-Ivory films such as “The Householder,” will be honoured with the screenings of “Shakespeare Wallah” and “Heat and Dust”, the organisers said in a statement.

  • Shashi Kapoor birth anniversary: An ode to the silent revolutionary man

    On Shashi Kapoor’s 80th birth anniversary, the world of Hindi cinema celebrates its one of the most loved and revered star. He can easily be called the most charming hero Bollywood ever saw, but beyond his looks was his vision where he made films much ahead of our times and gave Mumbai its cosy theatre corner. SHUBARNA MUKERJI SHU pays her respect

  • Shashi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan

    Shashi Kapoor Birth Anniversary: Without him, Amitabh Bachchan’s super stardom would be incomplete

    Ever since Shashi Kapoor passed away on December 4, innumerable tributes have been paid to the ultimate handsome actor of Bollywood. From his versatile acting style, looks to his personal life, specifically his relationship with wife Jennifer Kendal, almost every aspect has been touched about in detail. So, there is perhaps very little more than can be said about him as part of a tribute. But, such

  • James Ivory becomes oldest Oscar winner

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker James Ivory, who once worked closely with late Indian star Shashi Kapoor, became the oldest Oscar winner at 89 for his adapted screenplay for Call Me By Your Name.

  • In Pictures: Taimur is up for some mischief with dad Saif Ali Khan

    Mumbai: Taimur Ali Khan, son of Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor is an internet sensation since his birth. He already has become a star for the people and winning their hearts with adorable pictures. His each and every pic is liked by the audience and now these pictures with father Saif will make your day.

  • Inside pictures: Shashi Kapoor’s prayer meet held at Prithvi Theatre. Bollywood celebs pay last respects

    Legendary actor Shashi kapoor prayer meet was organised at Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai and almost entire Bollywood was present for the condolence. His colleagues and family members were the first one to arrive at the prayer meet. Rekha who did films like Musafir, Baseraa, Kalyug and Kali Ghata with Shashi kapoor was seen in white saree. Celebrities like Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Khemu, singer Asha Bhosle , Hema Malini and many other

  • “I wish I had a producer like Shashi Kapoor when I was starting out”, says Sanjay Leela Bhansali

    “The first film I ever saw in my life was Jab Jab Phool Khile. I must have been all of 6 at that time. And it left a lasting impression on me. I saw it over and over again and couldn’t stop singing and dancing to Shashi ji’s ‘Hum Ko Tum Pe Pyar Aaya’. What I remember the most is Shashi ji’s charisma and natural performance. He was so effortless. Even for

  • Peshawar, Peshawar pays tribute to Shashi Kapoor, Candle vigil, Shashi Kapoor, Kapoor family's ancestral home, Qissar Khwani bazar, Kapoor Haveli

    Candle vigil held in the memory of veteran actor Shashi Kapoor

    Peshawar: A candle vigil was held outside veteran actor Shashi Kapoor‘s ancestral home, near the historic Qissar Khwani bazar, yesterday. The Kapoor Haveli, situated in the Dhaki Nalbandi area in the interiors of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, was built by Kapoor’s grandfather Dewan Basheswarnath Singh Kapoor in the early 20th century, who lived in the city. Cultural Heritage Council (CHC) Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa paid tributes to the Hindi cinema star,

  • Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor cremated with state honours

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor, who passed away on Monday, was honoured with a three-gun salute in the presence of his family and the film fraternity on Tuesday. The romantic screen icon of the 70s and 80s was given a state funeral, held amid massive security around 12 noon. About a dozen policemen draped the actor’s body in the Tricolour, which was later removed for the rituals.

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